Comment: Is real estate the silver lining?

Comment: Is real estate the silver lining?

David Krein, senior director for institutional markets at Dow Jones Indexes, says that while financial sector stocks slump, the real estate sector has outperformed the US market by more th »


Hedgeweek Comment: Big time to small time

Hedgeweek Comment: Big time to small time

Alas! The day has come when bosses once at the helm of the world's largest financial institutions are now taking up lower-profile posts in lesser-known businesses. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Regulation all over the place

Hedgeweek Comment: Regulation all over the place

Regulators have banned short selling in order to ease the downward pressure on financial stocks, but they are still reviewing the details of this decision and amending it as and when they see fit. »


Comment: Salus Alpha Financial Services GmbH: "The US government will become one of the biggest asset managers on the globe"

Comment: Salus Alpha Financial Services GmbH: "The US government will become one of the biggest asset managers on the globe"

Vienna-based Salus Alpha questions the wisdom of recent intervention by US regulators in this no-holds-barred analysis of the impact of recent events. »


Comment: McCreevy needs support to avoid totalitarianism in financial markets

Comment: McCreevy needs support to avoid totalitarianism in financial markets

EU Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy is in a tough spot. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Here comes the litigation wave

Hedgeweek Comment: Here comes the litigation wave

One of the few sectors that have not really been hit hard by the credit crunch is the legal profession - at least its litigation specialists. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Short selling ban not the solution

Hedgeweek Comment: Short selling ban not the solution

Sticks and stones may break their bones but banning will never hurt them. »


Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

After a week that saw a blizzard blow down Wall Street, dominos continue to totter across the financial world. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Cash is king for hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Cash is king for hedge funds

As the financial market turbulence plumbs new depths, hedge funds are increasing the proportion of cash in their investment portfolios. »


Hedgeweek Comment: Watered-down proposals still need improvement

Hedgeweek Comment: Watered-down proposals still need improvement

A European Parliament paper on regulation of the alternative investment industry, which had included controversial measures such as the forced disclosure of directors' remuneration, corpor »


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